Contest Rules and Regulations

Russian Life 55th Anniversary Subscription Contest Terms and Conditions.

Terms:Russian Life magazine's 55th Anniversary Subscription Contest begins October 1, 2011 and lasts until October 31, 2011 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (EST). Winners will be randomly selected and notified by email on or before November 30, 2011. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

How to Enter:
 Anyone (domestically and internationally) who purchases or renews a print subscription to Russian Life during the time frame noted above will be automatically entered into the competition. Visit to enter a qualifying print subscription before 11:59pm on Monday, October 31, 2011. No promo or coupon code necessary. Gift subscription purchases qualify as an entry for both the gift giver and the gift recipient. Purchasing a subscription for longer than one year does not increase your chance of winning.

Entry Deadline:
 All qualifying subscriptions must be received by 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time on October 31, 2011.

Subject to state laws, the contest is open to all legal residents of the United States who meet all requirements of the contest. This contest is void where prohibited by law. Russian Life, their subsidiaries, vendors and agents (of all), assume no liability or responsibilities, financial or otherwise, for any damage or loss resulting from this contest or arising out of the acceptance and use of any prize or defective prizes. Employees, owners, partners and suppliers of Russian Life are ineligible from participating in this contest.


Grand Prize:
 The new Amazon Kindle, valued at $79. One grand prize available.
Additional Prizes: There will be 54 additional prizes, including books, software, films and clothing. Winners of one prize will be disqualified from winning additional prizes.

Void where prohibited. Prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash.  No substitution of prize is permitted.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES, IF ANY, ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INDIVIDUAL WINNER. Records for all entries will be kept for at least one year.

Winner Notification: Winner(s) will be notified by email on Monday, October 3, 2011. Winner(s) will be required to provide a mailing address that will be used to fulfill the prize.

Winner’s List:
 Winners will be announced on on or before Tuesday, November 15, 2011. For winner’s name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 31, 2011 to Winners’ List, Russian Life, PO Box 567, Montpelier VT 05601.

Except where prohibited, participation in the contest constitutes consent to the Russian Life’s use of participant’s name for promotional purposes in any media and/or trade purposes, without further payment or consideration.

General Conditions: Russian Life reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the contest if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Russian Life’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the competition, as determined by Russian Life in its sole discretion. Russian Life reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or to be acting in violation of these official rules or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage Russian Life’s or any promoter’s website or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and such an attempt be made, Russian Life and promoters reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Russian Life’s failure to enforce any term of these official rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Release and Limitation of Liability
: By participating in the contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Russian Life and, promoters, their respective officers, directors and employees from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries; or (e) injury or damage to persons or property which may be causes, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the contest or receipt of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, Russian Life’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the contest, and in no event shall Russian Life be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved under the laws of the State of Vermont, U.S.A., without respect to any conflict of law issues, and entrant agrees that such shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction in the State of Vermont.

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Russian Life is a publication of a 30-year-young, award-winning publishing house that creates a bimonthly magazine, books, maps, and other products for Russophiles the world over.

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Russian Life
PO Box 567
Montpelier VT 05601-0567